Early Early Childhood Songs

Early Early Childhood Songs

Ella Jenkins SFW45015

Eight favorites performed with nursery school children. Features melodies performed on folk instruments followed by playful group exercises for melody recognition. Includes Mary Had a Little Lamb, Farmer in the Dell, and Skip to My Lou. "You hear the fits and starts of hesitant children, at first mumbling ditties like This Old Man, then growing confident, until they sing without self-consciousness..." —Entertainment Weekly

Year Released 1996
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 1996 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) Children's
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) African American
Subject(s) Folk songs--United States; Music--Juvenile
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101 Mary Had a Little Lamb Ella Jenkins 1:22
102 The Farmer in the Dell Ella Jenkins 1:44
103 Skip to My Lou Ella Jenkins 1:50
104 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Ella Jenkins 2:07
105 London Bridge Ella Jenkins 1:32
106 This Old Man Ella Jenkins 1:38
107 Pop Goes the Weasel Ella Jenkins 0:43
108 London Bridge Ella Jenkins 4:00
109 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Ella Jenkins 1:14
110 ABC's Ella Jenkins 0:55
111 Ba-Ba Black Sheep Ella Jenkins 0:42
112 The Farmer in the Dell Ella Jenkins 2:31
113 Pop Goes the Weasel Ella Jenkins 2:48
114 This Old Man Ella Jenkins 2:51
115 Skip to My Lou Ella Jenkins 2:50
116 Mary Had a Little Lamb Ella Jenkins 3:37
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